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July 2011 Blog Posts (5)

It can be done: practical lessons from countries that have stopped deforestation

Reports on insufficient efforts to curb high deforestation rates in the wake of stalled international negotiations on how to reverse the trend mostly spell a bleak future climate for developing countries. Read how a new report sends out a clear positive message that the trend can be reversed and not only explains what needs… Continue

Added by Elizabeth Kahurani on July 28, 2011 at 17:00 — No Comments

EU's Science for Environment Policy: Hidden carbon emissions from trade offsets impacts of reforestation

Featured on the weekly issue of the European Commission’s Science for Environment Policy DG Environment News Alert Service is ASB Partnership for the Tropical Forest Margins research that provides new perspectives to guide a wholesome approach to efforts on reducing emissions from deforestation and land degradation.

The research introduces a concept called Emissions Embodied in Trade (EET) which calls for countries to…

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Added by Elizabeth Kahurani on July 18, 2011 at 16:00 — No Comments

UNFCCC/CDM Pan-African Radio Contest 2011

UNFCCC/CDM Pan-African Radio Contest 2011

 

In the run-up to the international climate change conference in Durban, South Africa, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is pleased to announce the launch of a radio contest under the theme “Changing Lives”.

 

The winners will be invited to travel to Durban to take part in a two-week programme of briefings and workshop sessions to coincide with the UN Climate Change Conference (November 28…

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Added by UGONMA COKEY on July 6, 2011 at 10:05 — No Comments

Capturing Emissions Embodied in Trade

In developing countries, commodities meant for export contribute to land use change responsible for emissions from deforestation, forest degradation and agriculture. 

 

This factor needs to be considered within the REDD+ framework in the form of a concept that scientists working with ASB Partnership for the Tropical Forest Margins (World Agroforestry Centre) are calling Emissions Embodied in Trade…

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Added by Elizabeth Kahurani on July 4, 2011 at 8:00 — No Comments

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